Globe and Mail – Canada

Trump son-in-law Kushner has his turn on the hot seat

A portrait of the so-called ‘Secretary of Everything’ is starting to emerge

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 3:28 am

Uber CEO’s mother killed in California boating accident

Father being treated for what was described as moderate injuries

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 11:58 pm

CCTV images show Manchester suicide bomber on night of attack

The images show Mr. Abedi wearing the knapsack police believe carried the bomb that was packed with nuts and bolts to cause maximum carnage. Police believe he held a detonator in one hand to trigger the bomb. Twenty-two people were killed in the bombing and more than 100 were injured.

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 8:45 pm

Two men killed in Oregon train stabbings that follow anti-Muslim rant

A man fatally stabbed two passengers aboard a Portland commuter train after they tried to stop him from harassing a pair of apparent Muslim women

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 7:04 pm

Donald Trump’s defiance almost wrecks Italy’s G7 summit

The G7 summit in Taormina, Italy, which ended on Saturday, cannot be considered an outright failure, but it came pretty close

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 4:46 pm

British Airways cancels all flights from London as global IT outage causes chaos

British Airways cancelled all its flights from London’s two biggest airports on Saturday after a global computer system failure caused confusion and chaos, with thousands of passengers queuing for hours and planes left stuck on runways.

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 4:20 pm

Egypt launches second day of Libyan air strikes as IS claims responsibility for attack on Christians

Egyptian air raids over Libya have destroyed several camps that trained the militants who killed dozens of Christians in southern Egypt on Friday, the Egyptian military said

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 1:03 pm

News 24 – South Africa | Philippines’ Duterte vows to ignore Supreme Court on martial law

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he will ignore the Supreme Court and congress as he enforces martial law across the southern third of the country, despite the constitution giving them oversight.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 11:42 am | Judge dismisses lawsuit against Clinton by Benghazi families

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against Hillary Clinton by the parents of Americans killed in the US diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 10:23 am | Mayor: ‘Heroes’ died protecting women from anti-Muslim rant

Police say they’ll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of an Oregon man accused of fatally stabbing two men who intervened when the suspect yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim on a Portland light-rail train.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 9:22 am | North Korea leader oversees ‘new’ weapon system test: KCNA

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has overseen a test of a new anti-aircraft weapon system, state media said, amid mounting tensions in the region following a series of missile tests by Pyongyang.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 8:15 am | Man arrested in killing of Virginia special agent

US authorities say a man has been taken into custody after an overnight manhunt in the death of a Virginia State Police special agent.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 7:38 am | Australia’s ‘Ganja Queen’ returns home

Australian Schapelle Corby has been deported from Bali 12 years after being convicted of drug trafficking on the holiday island.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 6:29 am | India confirms first Zika virus cases: WHO

The Indian health ministry has confirmed its first cases of the Zika virus,the latest nation to be affected, the World Health Organisation says.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 5:35 am

Deutsche Welle – Germany

Sri Lanka rushes aid to flood victims amid rising death toll

Emergency aid has started reaching the Sri Lanka flood victims as rescue teams continue to reach out to marooned people, taking advantage of slightly improved weather. Floods and mudslides have claimed some 146 lives.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 10:20 am

Euromaxx – Lifestyle Europe 28.05.2017

Europe’s favorite landmarks: the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Plus: musicians that shake the world: the Russian band Leningrad. And a woman called Babs Kijewski turns the world of fishing on its head.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 9:45 am

Amid Islamist takeover, death toll soars in besieged Philippine city

More than 80 people have been killed since "Islamic State"-linked rebels rampaged through the southern city of Marawi. Military officials have called for "surgical strikes" as tens of thousands flee the besieged city.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 9:14 am

India kills top Kashmiri rebel – A setback or a stimulus for separatists?

Fresh protests have erupted in parts of Kashmir after Indian security forces killed Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, a top militant leader, in a gunfight. Will Bhat’s death be a turning point in India’s counterterrorism efforts?

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 8:15 am

Menstruation: Ending the taboo

Periods, menstruation, the "curse": Who manages to talk about this nonchalantly? The aim of Menstrual Hygiene Day is to help overcome embarrassment and shame. Let’s talk openly about periods – all over the world.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 6:06 am

Manchester bomber’s brother plotted attack on UN envoy: newspaper

A UK newspaper alleges that the brother of suicide bomber Salman Abedi plotted to attack the UN’s special envoy to Libya. The plan to kill German diplomat Martin Kobler was prevented by Libyan authorities.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 5:31 am

Trump tells advisers US will scrap Paris accord – media

A Washington-based news site reports that US President Trump has told "confidants" he will quit the landmark climate agreement. The uncertainty over Washington’s position riled other leaders at the G7 summit in Italy.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 2:46 am

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